Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

2016 Calendar Voting
2016 Calendar Voting

2016 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Vote for your favorite!

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Celebrate Freedom Promotion
Celebrate Freedom Promotion

Celebrate Freedom Event

$25 Cat Adoptions all of July!

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Roller Derby to Benefit UPAWS
Roller Derby to Benefit UPAWS

Roller Derby to Benefit UPAWS

Family friendly event - July 25th!

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Ride with the Warthogs for UPAWS
Ride with the Warthogs for UPAWS

Support UPAWS!

Ride with the Warthogs - July 25th!

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Tee Up 4 Tails
Tee Up 4 Tails

18th Annual Tee Up 4 Tails

Have fun golfing and help UPAWS too!

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Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

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Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

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The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Featured Event

Rummage SALE!!

The Annual UPAWS Rummage Sale!

Huge Rummage Sale for the Homeless Pets!!

Biggest (and last!) rummage sale of the year and it’s all for UPAWS!

Many items available for great prices, including toys, electronics, dishes, home décor, furniture, holiday items, tons of

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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